Transgender People Will Have Openings in Training Workshops in Rio de Janeiro

Classes will be conducted in the Cidade de Deus and Coelho Neto communities; the goal is to provide opportunities for favela residents who are willing to work with art.

By Arkady Petrov

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Favela Mundo NGO will allocate ten percent of free vocational workshops to transgender people starting in July. The vacancies are part of the "A Arte Gerando Renda" (Art Generating Income) project, which proposes accelerated entrepreneurship and training courses on samba focused on the 2020 Carnaval.

The classes will be held in Cidade de Deus and Coelho Neto, favela communities in Rio de Janeiro. In total, there will be 300 seats for each community.

According to the NGO's founder and project director, Marcello Andriotti, the reservation of vacancies for the trans population . . .

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